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Experience & Expertise

Our expertise enables us to achieve our clients’ objectives effectively and efficiently in a broad spectrum of cases, from straightforward matters to complex large-scale disputes.

We have acted in disputes involving parties from around the globe and many types of commercial transactions such as:

  • Infrastructure, construction and engineering;
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Joint ventures, consortium agreements and shareholders’ disputes;
  • Energy upstream and downstream;
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences;
  • Automotive;
  • Mining & minerals;
  • Commodities trading;
  • Luxury and consumer goods;
  • Information technology, patent and other intellectual property related disputes;
  • Licensing, technology transfer and distribution agreements;
  • Hotel and hospitality;
  • Sports-related commercial disputes;
  • Investment disputes;
  • Finance and banking transactions;
  • Transportation, aviation, shipping and maritime disputes.

Deals and Cases

We have acted in cases under all leading arbitration and ad hoc with places of arbitration around the globe, including:

  • Representation of many leading engineering and construction companies in a wide variety of fields including infrastructure projects, industrial facilities, oil refining and gas terminals, mining and major hotel projects, under several different applicable laws (Swiss, French, German, Russian, Emirati, Polish, Filipino, Saudi, etc.);
  • Representation of a leading European pharmaceutical group against a major U.S. pharmaceutical company in a multi-billion dollar WIPO arbitration arising out of a patent license agreement covering one of the world’s bestselling pharmaceutical products and concerning the validity of a U.S. patent, and several other high-profile cases in the pharmaceutical and life-science industries;
  • Representation of a Swiss client in the energy sector in a high-stakes arbitration seated in Paris and governed by Senegalese law.
  • Representation out of our Singapore office of an Indonesian steel manufacturer against a Swiss commodities trader concerning the sale/purchase of prime steel billets.
  • Representation of a developer and producer of complex automotive parts in a number of high-value arbitrations concerning research and development joint ventures and claims deriving from recalls due to defective parts.